Cosmic rays consist of elementary particles with enormous energy which originate from outside our solar system and constantly hit the Earthas atmosphere. Where do these cosmic rays originate? How does nature accelerate the cosmic-ray particles to energies with orders of magnitude beyond the limits of manmade particle accelerators? What can we learn by measuring the interactions of the cosmic rays with the atmosphere? Digital radio-antenna arrays offer a promising, complementary measurement method for high-energy cosmic rays. This thesis reports on substantial advances in the development of the radio technique, which will be used to address these questions in future experiments.GT 1252956440 - 13 Antennas GT 1252956440 - CC-Beam and Power -2.0 -1.9 -1.8 -1.7 -60 -40-20 0 20 40 60 time t [I¼s] ... 100 120 140 160 180 200 1 10 210 I¼ GT 1252956440 I o224.1 Ic o28.11 / ndf 2I 104.4/ 11 V/m/MHz]I¼[ 100a 0.8999anbsp;...
|Title||:||Instruments and Methods for the Radio Detection of High Energy Cosmic Rays|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-14|